SHARE Email Facebook Twitter Announcing the 2017-2018 Budget Address February 03, 2017 Like Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook: Facebook.com/GovernorWolf SHARE TWEET Budget News, The Blog This information is no longer up to date. Please view our Newsroom for the latest news from Governor Wolf’s Office.———Today we’re announcing the date and time of the governor’s biggest policy speech of the year — the annual Budget Address.On Tuesday, February 7th at 11:30 AM, Governor Tom Wolf will deliver his Budget Address to a joint session of the General Assembly at the State Capitol in Harrisburg.Here are all the ways you can follow the speech on Tuesday:Watch the address on Facebook Live at Facebook.com/GovernorWolfWatch the live stream on governor.pa.gov/liveFollow @GovernorTomWolf on Twitter, where we’ll be live-tweeting the speechIn addition to updating Pennsylvanians on the state of the Commonwealth, the governor’s address will lay out his budget plan for the 2017-2018 fiscal year.Governor Wolf has taken a different approach for Pennsylvania by prioritizing important responsibilities like protecting our seniors, making sure children receive the education they deserve, working with law enforcement and medical professionals to battle the opioid and heroin epidemic, and rebuilding Pennsylvania’s middle class by putting more people to work.While significant progress has been made to address the financial challenges the commonwealth faces, there is still more work to do. In order to protect investments in our schools, improve services for seniors, and fight the opioid epidemic, Governor Wolf has taken a different approach to this year’s budget. That’s why he has worked to find savings – like centralizing shared services like human resources and information technology, selling property the state owns but doesn’t use, or consolidating pension funds to save millions that used to flow into the pockets of Wall Street financial managers.Governor Wolf has taken a different approach to this year’s budget — so make sure you tune in on Tuesday at 11:30 AM to find out how. By: The Office of Governor Tom Wolf
The Greensburg Lady Pirates opened the season at Knightstown Saturday afternoon and fell to the host Lady Panthers 2-0.Fourteen minutes into the match the Lady Pirates were not able to clear and secure a loose ball in the six and it found its way into the net. The scored remained 1-0 at the intermission as both teams took 4 shots.After both teams making multiple runs and changing possession, the host squad got a quick counter-attack to the net their second goal of the match.The Lady Panthers had 10 shots on goal for the game while the Lady Pirates had 6 shots on frame. Emily Lowe and Keirsten Lynette shared the keeper duties. Lowe made 3 saves and allowed 1 goal while Lynette made 5 saves while allowing a goal.Taking shots for the Lady Pirates were: Sierra Huffman, Sara Brown, Abby Easley, Katie Beam and Emma Porter. The defensive backs of Porter, Sarah Schneider, Lynette, Alaina Nobbe, Takisha Lee and Kenzie Redelman forced 3 offside traps in the match.The Lady Pirates will be in action Tuesday evening when they host Rising Sun. Kickoff is set for 5:30 PM.Courtesy of Pirates Coach Mike Myers.